One of the most popular video games in the world, Minecraft is all about using creativity, collaboration, and skill to create and protect exciting digital worlds. Readers will delight in this engaging title, which reveals tips and tricks for using the digital version of the video game as well as creative offline projects. With clear instructions and exciting ideas, this book will motivate readers to “get into” the exciting world of Minecraft!
Chess is one of the most popular and challenging strategy games of all time! This engaging title covers the rules, pieces, moves, and strategies. Step-by-step photos bring matches to life and connect readers to the instructions. Fact boxes highlight fascinating facts and records including the longest match, extreme chess games, and more.
Laughter is a universal language. Using jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines humor around the world. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and how being a "cultural insider" can help you understand humor in another language or country.
Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills.
Research suggests that children who develop locomotor, balance, and manipulative skills at a young age are more likely to participate in physical activities throughout their lives. This action-packed title introduces these fundamental movement skills and provides readers with fun ways to incorporate them into their everyday activities.
Game design requires many skills including imagination, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. These characteristics make it a natural fit for the Maker movement. From board games to video games, this exciting title introduces readers to the essential basics of game design including game components and systems, prototype design, play testing, and the steps in the iterative design process. “Makers and Shakers” sidebars introduce readers to some of the world’s greatest game designers and innovators. The title also includes engaging, step-by-step Maker projects to put their game design skills to work.
Learn how to work together with other gamers as a team or as a strategy against other players in large online games. Co-ops, Teams, and MMOs gives tips and tricks for a variety of games and styles, including role-playing games.
Choose an avatar and jump into the virtual world. This exciting gaming title introduces readers to top game creators, and gives tips and tricks for creating and customizing virtual world games familiar to readers.
From adventure games to endless running, this title helps gamers remaster their skills with tips and tricks to reach new levels. Readers will also love finding out about game designers and innovators and how they made a lifestyle into a career.
Up your skills with this insightful guide to speed racer games. Readers who love twists, turns, and loops will find next level hacks and cheats in this title, which also features bios of game designers and makers.
Do you enjoy building castles, leading fantasy armies, and developing strategies to divide and conquer? This tactical guide will appeal to strategy games enthusiasts looking for tips and tricks to dominate in their favorite games. They'll also enjoy reading about how these games were made and who the masterminds were behind them.
So, you like to take on a character and interact with other gamers? Action-Adventure Games will help readers up their skills, explore further, and load up on more loot. They'll also love learning about game designers and innovators and how they made a lifestyle into a life.
This Spanish and English bilingual book looks at how children have fun in other countries. Travel the world to see the activities that people enjoy, from sports and games to art and music.
Explores the fascinating world of online gaming. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, and a "How It Works" feature, the book provides an inspiring look at this exciting technology.
Relatable situations introduce readers to many forms of writing, and each form's purpose.
“Can You Swing Your Arms?” is perfect to get kids moving, exercising, and having fun. From swinging their arms around and around, to touching the ground and marching in place, young children will feel energized and happy. This adorable book will reinforce early literacy skills, too!
There are so many fun things to do outside. This beginning reader focuses on action words and encourages kids to get up and get moving. Like all Discover Reading, level 1 readers, We Play features short sentences and beginning sight words along with activities in the back to continue the learning experience.
Kids like to play and draw and sing and dance. They all like different things and they all like each other. I Like is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence. I Like is 24 pages long and features 16 different words to master.
If I had a dog, I would play with it. If you had a dog, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a dog. With 32 unique words, If I had a Dog, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.
If I had a cat, I would play with it. If you had a cat, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a cat. With 28 unique words, If I had a Cat, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.
Get out the toys! Classic toys converge in this collection of photos of toys ranging from blocks to trucks to teddy bears. Each page features one bright photograph with the toy's name. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Rubber Ducky--you make bath time so much fun! Filled with rubber duck photos, this books is perfect for readers who would rather spend the whole day in the tub. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Kids love to play dress up! Part of the Discover Series, ALL DRESSED UP is a fun way for kids to use their imaginations to try on different costumes. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new words, images and ideas to kids.
It's a beautiful day for a yellow umbrella! Bright, retro-inspired illustrations accompany a little girl on her dreamy day with a yellow umbrella.
One bored kid. Two exasperated parents. A collection of favorite activities presented by zany animals. In this little book, kids can choose a calm or active idea and enlist parents and caregivers in the fun. Activities are designated "red" or "blue" so parents can set the guidelines and let kids do the choosing. With each activity lasting only around 15 minutes, you’re sure to be able to carve out the time to make lasting memories with your child.