BooksFrom Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret to Weird But True! and beyond, we know you ❤ our books! We've got sneak peeks and digital extras on new releases and your old favorites too.
Mission Animal Rescue BooksAugust 03, 2015 – Mission Animal Rescue charges you to save our planet's most endangered and threatened animals.
Zeus the MightyWelcome to Mount Olympus, a pet supply and rescue center that sits high on a hill in Athens, Georgia. The overconfident hamster Zeus, wise cat Athena, and other rescued pets live there under the watchful eye of their caretaker, Artie, who's obsessed with Greek mythology. The pets overhear her favorite podcast, Greeking Out, and believe themselves to be the actual megastars of mythology! Join Zeus and his minions in this rollicking romp through Greek mythology.
Piglets Vs. PugsDecember 10, 2018 – Both of these pint-size porkers boast some serious stats, so in a head-to-head (er, snout-to-snout?) smackdown, whose corner are you in? Piglets vs. Pugs: Who will win? Check out the contenders below for more info and vote for your favorite!
Almanac 2020November 16, 2018 – Celebrate the almanac’s 10th anniversary and check out this year’s challenge!
Magazine Extras!February 21, 2020 – In this special Earth Day issue of National Geographic Kids, we're celebrating five animal success stories. Take a cool quiz to discover which of the comeback critters you're most like, then get tips for protecting them. Next, meet 20 at-risk animals and find out what you can do to help. These creatures were photographed by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore at zoos and other safe places around the world for his Photo Ark project. And be sure to visit the giveaway page March 18-25 for a chance to win a copy of the Nat Geo Kids book Weird But True! Dinosaurs.
Magazine Extras!January 21, 2020 – In this issue of National Geographic Kids, discover how (and why) jaguars are on the move to find new homes. Then check out "aw-dorable" pics of harp seals, orangutans, giant pandas, and more! Next, learn 30 cool facts about China. (See below for a photo gallery from the new movie Mulan, which is based in China.) Plus get the truth behind the new movie Onward. And be sure to read an excerpt from the Nat Geo Kids book Explorer Academy: The Star Dunes and visit the giveaway page February 12-19 for a chance to win a signed copy!
Magazine Extras!December 17, 2019 – In this issue of National Geographic Kids, discover how emperor penguin parents make sure their chicks thrive in harsh conditions. Then find out about an orphaned sun bear named Natalie, and meet the kind caretaker who helped her return to the wild. Next, see what some of history's most fearsome fighters wore on the battlefield. Plus get a cool poster of an arctic fox and visit the giveaway page January 8-15 for a chance to win the Nat Geo Kids book 1,000 Facts about Dinosaurs. Parents: Subscribe to the magazine.
Magazine Extras!November 06, 2019 – In this issue of National Geographic Kids, head to polar bear daycare to discover how these adorable cubs learn to live on the ice. Then meet the powerful peacock mantis shrimp. These colorful crustaceans can deliver 50 punches in the blink of an eye. Next, get the scoop on super-smart gadgets and trick your noodle with optical illusions. Plus get free animal collectors cards and visit the giveaway page December 3-10 for a chance to win the Weird But True! Game.
Zeus art revealed!October 08, 2019 – Check out these illustrations from the book "Zeus the Mighty: The Quest for the Golden Fleece."
Magazine Extras!October 03, 2019 – In this Special Pets Issue of National Geographic Kids, start with a fun quiz to see which pet you're most like. Then check out the silly tricks of six hilarious animals. Be sure to find out about three Nat Geo superstars who are working to save animals. Plus get a sneak peek of the new book Zeus the Mighty, and meet the book's characters and the Greek gods and goddesses they're based on. And visit the giveaway page October 15-22 for a chance to win one of four National Geographic Explorer Barbies. From November 5-12 you'll have a chance to win a signed copy of Zeus the Mighty!