THE PAINLESS SOLUTION
The pain of tackling a di;cult
topic vanishes when a little fun
is thrown into the mix. Barron’s
extensive Painless Series
cover a range of subjects
that are taught in middle
and high school with the
goal of clearing up confusion
and perking up interest by
emphasizing the exciting
ways in which each subject
can be put to practical use.
Entertaining learning exercises
include puzzles, games and
challenging “Brain Tickler”
problems. Each book includes
a FREE app with quizzes
and games to reinforce the
learning experience. Learning
can be fun and painless.
A FUN AND EASY WAY TO STUDY
Experts agree—colors and illustrations
help us form stronger memories.
With Color Yourself Smart books
from Thunder Bay all of the
information is literally at
your ;ngertips. Color in
the pictures and gain a
of complex topics. Each book comes with Faber-Castell colored pencils, a sharpener and an eraser.
BRING A TASTE OF SPAIN
TO YOUR KITCHEN
The popularity of Spanish food continues to
grow and now the zesty ;avors are available for
the home cook. The Book of Tapas (Phaidon)
presents a complete guide to eating the
appetizing little side dishes that have become
a Spanish way of life. Also, get everything you
need to know to prepare Spain’s best-loved dish
in Paella (Phaidon), and look for 1080 Recipes.
IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START
BUILDING YOUR OWN LIBRARY
A colorful collection of books introduces toddlers
to skills and concepts such as counting,
color and shape recognition, and even
sharing and friendship. Durable board
books are perfect for little hands and
the 12-book set ;ts inside a brightly
illustrated carrying case. Hang with
the furry friends on Sesame Street or
let Mickey and the gang entertain for
awhile and much more.
Hardcovers available mid-August in select locations
Paperbacks available early August
Hardcovers available mid-August
Books for Beginning Readers
The incredible Step into Reading series and The National
Geographic Kids series from Random House are designed to give every
child a successful reading experience as letters become words,
words become sentences and beyond. Step into Reading’s helpful,
numbered guides allow children to progress through each level at
their own speed—developing con;dence and pride along the way.
They’ll go from Ready to Read to Reading with Help, to Reading On
Your Own, then Reading Paragraphs and ;nally, Ready for Chapters.
Popular characters and fascinating stories add to the fun. Barbie TM
helps save her aunt’s fashion company in Barbie TM: A Fashion
Fairytale. Get to know the ;sh that has ruled the deep since the
dinosaurs walked the earth in National Geographic Kids: Sharks!.
Catch up with Lightning McQueen—if you can—with Old, New, Red,
Blue!. And more!
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