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My First Activity Books: Draw + Learn - Animals

Creative, imaginative, and engaging play for first-time artists.

An ideal activity book--with bold and bright art from Tanya Roitman--for children who have just learned to hold a crayon or pencil. First scribbles and drawings are important, precursory steps to reading and writing! Kids can complete and color all kinds of animals. 


Cartoon Dude

Draw with the Cartoon Dude

Dave Miller, aka the Cartoon Dude, invites aspiring artists to draw just about everything: from basic shapes to skate boarders, fairy princesses to sea turtles, stegosauruses to robot sharks. With over 250 pages, Miller gives easy, step-by-step instructions and tips for beginning, intermediate, and even advanced artists. On your mark; Get set; Draw!


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Doodles at Breakfast

Doodle dynamo Deborah Zemke presents 36 new placemats, featuring doodles for breakfast diners young and old. Zemke has taught many readers—and eaters—how to make fun, easy, and personality-filled doodles from letters and numbers, and both her Doodles at Dinner and Doodles at Lunch placemats are hits!

Bound together as a pad—so there's always another placemat ready—this set makes the perfect gift and will liven up mealtime at home, in restaurants, at birthday parties, or anywhere!


Amazing

Alphabeasties Amazing Activity Book

Join the Alphabeasties and draw, color, read, write, and sticker from A to Z. Kids will be engaged with playful, intelligent activities, including mazes, word searches, and rebus puzzles. Packed with over 300 full-color stickers!

The award-winning design team behind the best-selling Alphabeasties and Other Amazing Types has created this fresh, original activity book for kids and typography enthusiasts of all ages.


Let'sdraw

Let's Draw and Doodle Together

Inside this clever and innovative activity book, each spread becomes a shared creative adventure. Draw airplanes or cars, birds or shapes, even each other! Great for long car or plane rides, rainy afternoons, or sharing with grandparents. An expandable inner pocket is included for treasured drawings. A perfect keepsake!


Monsters

Monster Comics

Drawing monsters is fiendishly fun in Mike Herrod's newest addition to his bestselling Comics to Go! series. The "invisible ink" pen and light reveal both the hidden images printed within the pages and the drawings and doodles kids create themselves. Fans of monsters can complete the comics or make up their own stories and will delight in the ghosts, goblins, witches, and vampires that fill the pages of this creepy collection.


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Chicken Doodle Soup

Doodle dynamo Deborah Zemke presents a playful addition to her best-selling series Doodles at Dinner and Doodles at Lunch, featuring 36 new placemats with wacky doodles for diners young and old. Zemke shows readers how to take animals and food and turn them into crazy doodlicious concoctions.


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Doodles at Lunch

Liven up lunchtime with these placemats, which teach kids how to turn an A into an Alligator, a Z into a Zebra, and a number 9 into a hot air balloon. The tear-off pad means there's always a new placemat when you need one.


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Doodles at Dinner

Deborah Zemke has shown many would-be artists how to make fun, easy, and personality-filled doodles with her books D Is for Doodle, Doodle a Zoodle, 2 Is for Toucan, and Doodles to Go. Now children can doodle at mealtimes with these placemats, featuring 36 doodles from her books. Bound together as a pad—so there's always another placemat ready when one has been used—this set makes the perfect gift and will liven up dinners at home and in restaurants, picnics, and birthday parties!


Superfood

Super Hero Food Doodles

Superhero fruits and vegetables are the stars in Deborah Zemke's latest doodle fest. With with oodles of step-by-step super doodles, kids of all ages can turn mild-mannered fruits and vegetables into super-charged super foods. One small tomato transforms into "The Tomatonator," big, bold, and delicious; an onion becomes an "Allium Alien"; an ear of corn becomes "Colonel Kernels."

An appetizing addition to Zemke's wildly successful Doodles series, this instructive and playful book adds an entertaining element of action and informational messages about making nutritious choices.


Greenie

Are You Eating Something Green?

Meet Greenie, a new mealtime mascot for young diners everywhere. With 36 full-color placemats, Greenie helps little eaters choose from a rainbow of different fruits and vegetables. It's a fun way for kids to learn colors and what foods are delicious and nutritious. On the back of each placemat, the food is drawn in black line for coloring.


D4 Doodles

D is 4 Doodles

This unique, interactive alphabet-art book provides hours of fun as children (and grown-ups, too) learn to draw everything from alligators to zebras, clowns to xylophones. The step-by-step instructions teach kids of all ages how to draw a wide variety of objects and creatures. Bright, colorful illustrations and easy-to-follow directions make it easy for children to draw things they never imagined they could. Parents will be thrilled with how easily their kids are entertained and kept busy for hours. The book even includes blank pages with letters for young artists to create original doodles of their own!


Comics To Go

Comics To Go

Mike Herrod's playful illustrations give the beginnings of many different stories, and it's up to the reader to complete them by adding just the right villain, musical instrument, ice cream cone. Once all the stories have endings, kids can make up their own comics from the start, using the blank pages at the end of the book. It's the perfect gift for an aspiring comics artist!


Doodles At Every Meal

Doodle at Every Meal! Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Three 36-placemat sets give step-by-step instructions on how to draw simple, humorous items and animals. BREAKFAST brings doodles that transform an egg into an emu. LUNCH is an alphabet soup of animal doodles. DINNER-time doodling shows how combinations of letters and numbers can become an enticing assortment of critters and buildings.


Draw&Learn Places

My First Activity Books: Draw + Learn: Places

Colorful pages include white space for kids to fill in what's missing, or just to add color to certain elements. 

In Places, houses, rooms, and animal habitats are featured. Some pages show places that are partially completed (such as a kid's bedroom) and left for the child to fill in, and in others, light direction is given to help the child make his or her own creation. The sequence of activities moves from home (inside and out) to neighborhood places, and then further afield—a house for a bird, a rabbit, a horse, a car, a fire engine, etc. Throughout, artistic license rules!


List O Mania

List-o-mania!

A write-it-yourself book of lists! What kid wouldn't be interested in a book that's all about everything they like, wish for, think about, dream, fear, aspire to, etc.? Includes a cardstock cover and an attached elastic band for keeping the book closed (and private) and holding interior pages open for writing. Inside the pages are illustrations, fun topic-related trivia, and more than four dozen kid-accessible topics—favorite food, sports, music, books, vacations, thoughts about school, friends, family, and the near and farther-away future.


Draw&Lern People

My First Activity Books: Draw + Learn: People

Colorful pages include white space for kids to fill in what's missing, or just to add color to certain elements. 

In People, emerging artists will see a page that shows basic body parts, then pages where kids can fill in missing arms, legs, hands, trunks, feet, etc. They can also add these things to a robot and a monster to further extend their facility and fun.


Passdoodle

Please Pass the Doodles

Thirty-six placemats give step-by-step instructions on how to draw silly animals offering hilarious and often ironic advice on table manners. Zemke includes fascinating facts about each animal's eating habits on every placemat. For example, a boa constrictor advises, "Chew your food before you swallow," despite the fact that snakes have expandable jaws that enable them to eat food larger than their mouths and eat it whole!


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Blast Off With Doodle Tom

Take one little pencil for drawing... add one giant book of space-tacular doodle for kids... and blast off into an activity book that boldly goes where no pencil has gone before!

An innovative combination of art-meets-space-stuff will make this fact-and-fun-packed book stand out in the robust doodle book market. Size, ease of use, space-tastic content and a dash of creative goofiness make for a uniquely exciting draw-and discover experience.

Do nebulae look like glow-in-the-dark pizzas? What kind of aliens are sunbathing on Mercury? Come draw every comet and corner of a universe that's simply out of this world!


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Hello, My New Baby

As a new baby is showered with gifts and attention, a big brother or sister often feels left out. Here's the perfect gift to accompany the baby's presents. Inside its colorful pages are fun activities for creating an album of big sister, or brother, experiences. Creative, positive, and realistic, it also provides kids with ways to express their good an not-so-good feeling about their infant siblings. Two pages of stickers add to the decorating and drawing fun.

Give this perfectly-priced, stylish book to any new sister or brother, and they'll discover the many great things about being an older sibling!


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Dolls of the World Coloring Book

Dolls of the World offers stylish design and three things girls love: dolls in traditional outfits, coloring, and stickers–lots of them! Thirteen different countries and regions are represented by dolls on pages that are partly colored and partly blank, allowing for plenty of creative options. And if a girl wants to take some creative license with her masterpiece–why not? Who says a girl from Sweden can't be paired with a Mexican pinata? This chic and fun gift is a perfect fit for any girl.


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Kokeshi Dolls Coloring Book

Kokeshi dolls have much of the adorable appeal and charm of the ubiquitous Hello Kitty, but with much more extensive wardrobe. This exotic coloring book features black-outlined drawing of Kokeshi (traditional Japanese wooden dolls), each with its own distinctive costume, signature color, and personal haiku. Kids are invited to color in Kimonos, sashes, fans, and other accessories, accenting their masterpieces with any of 75 stickers. Each spread has one doll with a specific personality trait and favorite color. The yellow spread is Kukiko, whose signature trait, expressed by an accompanying haiku, is joy, and the blue spread introduces Oki, who embodies creativity.

It's a high-style book with an affordable price designed to provide hours of absorbing creativity and a dash of cultural flair.


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D Is 4 Doodle

Best-selling doodle dynamo Deborah Zemke is back with a go-anywhere activity book that is sure to be a hit with young aspiring artists. Turn an A into an alligator, a K into a kangaroo, and a Z into a zebra! Using letters as a starting point, this entertaining drawing book provides step-by-step instructions for doodling over 50 pictures. Kids will also read cool facts about the creatures and objects they learn to draw.


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Scribbles and Ink Doodles For Two

Those battling cartoon-artists from Scribbles and Ink are back, this time hosting a bright and funny "let's draw it together" activity book. Scribbles, the cat and Ink, the mouse, invite two kids (or a kid and a grownup, etc.) to tap int each other's creativity. On each spread, a silly sentence about a silly subject accompanies a space where the partners can draw. While there's helpful instructions, no exact result is demanded. The open-ended approach, coupled with subject matter such as robots, rock starts, monsters and monkeys, will draw kids into the fun to be found at the end of a pencil.


Alphadoodle

Pocket Pack: Alpha-Doodles

Practical-meets-clever in these nifty packable packets of 25 alphabet or number-themed doodle activities. Crafted by doodle dynamo Deborah Zemke, each activity includes: 

  • interesting info about the featured subject matter
  • drawing instructions
  • pages to create mini-doodle masterpieces!
Kids can turn a 2 into a toucan, a U into an umbrella, and hey, who knew a K could become a kangaroo?

Doodle2do

Pocket Pack: Doodles 2 Do

Pocket Pack Doodles provide kids with an engaging, creative outlet that's no further away than their pockets. These kid-pleasing activity books are just as portable and convenient as the smartest phone, but a lot more fun and affordable. You gotta pick up a Pocket Pack–or two!

  • interesting info about the featured subject matter
  • drawing instructions
  • pages to create mini-doodle masterpieces!

Count And Color Fly

Count and Color: Fly

Animals under the sea and up in the air fly and swim on the pages of these not-your-average coloring books. Young artists will have a splash coloring in beautiful block prints of an amazing array of sea creatures and airborne animals - and will strengthen counting skills, learn a little about printmaking, and pick up a few fancy collective nouns, to boot - e.g., Is that a "tangle" of octopuses? A "parliament" of owls? How many dolphins are in a "pod"? Kids can count and color them all! These ideal quiet- or travel-time activity books provide absorbing, portable play for waiting rooms, plane rides, car trips, or restaurants (here's something fun to do while the grown-ups are finishing their coffee). There are high-flying, swim-tastic discoveries on every page!


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Count and Color: Swim

Animals under the sea and up in the air fly and swim on the pages of these not-your-average coloring books. Young artists will have a splash coloring in beautiful block prints of an amazing array of sea creatures and airborne animals - and will strengthen counting skills, learn a little about printmaking, and pick up a few fancy collective nouns, to boot - e.g., Is that a "tangle" of octopuses? A "parliament" of owls? How many dolphins are in a "pod"? Kids can count and color them all! These ideal quiet- or travel-time activity books provide absorbing, portable play for waiting rooms, plane rides, car trips, or restaurants (here's something fun to do while the grown-ups are finishing their coffee). There are high-flying, swim-tastic discoveries on every page!


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Faces Everywhere

No kid wants to pick up a book that promises to "develop important learning skills." Have no fear! Kids will be too busy coloring a face on an ice cream cone, or a face on a baseball mitt, to notice the fiber amid the fun. This First Activity Book combines the immediate pleasure of doodling and coloring with the development of anatomy recognition, perspective, scale, and artistic skills. First Activity Books are ideal for kids who've just learned to draw or write. They offer high-quality construction, large pages, good paper, plenty to keep kids occupied for hours - pack them up and go!


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Rhyming Words

Color a snake on a rake! Say "pants on an ant"! This First Activity Book combines the immediate pleasure of doodling and coloring with the development of rhyme recognition and handwriting skills. Coloring and drawing strengthen cognitive, emotional, and social development, and foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


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I Can Doodle: Rhymes

Can you doodle a poodle? A duck on a truck? or a fox in a box - with socks?! A clever combo of zany drawing lessons and rhyme reinforcement distinguishes this innovative activity book. Up-and-coming illustrator Travis Foster's simple, cartoon-style drawings serve as great models for budding artists. Kids will gain a real sense of accomplishment, whether they imitate drawings, or make their own doodles. While comical, accessible illustrations ensure fun, stress-free doodling, the pictures also help pre-readers pick up the rhymes. Can you doodle? You bet your boodle!


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Draw Patterns With Barroux

Barroux's crackling-with-creativity activity book offers a hands-on way to recognize, copy, and create patterns. Kids will be firing on all cylinders as they fill in simple patterns like colored dots, then progress to more complicated and silly-smart patterns such as stripes - on a fox! Is pattern recognition an important developmental skill that contributes to mathematical cognition and problem-solving? It is! But it is much more fun to absorb when drawing an argyle-patterned scarf on a spotted giraffe, or a tangle of swirly snakes! Barroux supplies just the right amount of instruction and creative freedom for beginning artists, and kids who just want to see how a triangle, a curl, and a circle can become - hey, a mouse!


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I Can Doodle Dots

Travis Foster made a stellar children’s book debut with Blue Apple’s What’s New at the Zoo?, praised by Kirkus for “ingenious illustrations” that are “fresh and vintage at the same time.” He also created a previous drawing book, I Can Doodle Rhymes.
Mr. Foster lives with his wife and their four children in Nashville, TN.

There’s dots more at wwww.travisfoster.com.


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Think About: Does a Tiger Go to the Dentist?

Does a tiger brush and floss?

Does a Wolf get his fangs cleaned?

Who gets the most cavities, people or puppies?

How animals and people use and maintain their teeth is explained in ThinkAbout...title.


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Fairy Doodles

Fairies are this year’s vampires—and much more fun to share a meal with!
With a theme that will draw a flurry of fairy fans, Fairy Doodles invites girls to draw as they dine, and to enjoy fairy facts and trivia. Each featured fairy, from the Apple and Baby Fairy to the Yew Tree and Zinnia Fairy, shows kids how to turn letters into enchanting little beings with wings.


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Sports Doodles

Attention sports fans, Sports Doodles is on deck and on the table!
Each sports-themed placemat features numbers that kids can turn into a doodle—of an athlete, sports equipment, etc. There’s also cool trivia tied to that number.
Turn a zero into a baseball, and learn how pitchers throw fastballs—which have been clocked at 100 miles per hour!
Pack this one up to go for a slam-dunk, home run!
Perfect for fairy- or sports-themed birthday parties, or to give as a reward, thank-you gift, or just a nice little mealtime surprise for a resident fairy or sports fan! These placemats are easy to pack-and-go (to restaurants, etc.) and easy on the pocketbook!
Mixing fun with smart, these cleverly-conceived doodles sharpen kids’ skills, knowledge, and creativity, and empower both girls and boys to draw things in which they have a strong interest.
Blue Apple’s color-and-learn doodle placemats offer dozens of doodle activities featuring different themes (food, animals, letters, numbers, sports, etc.) and related trivia. There are mats for every kid and kids for every mat—we kid you not!


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What's New? What's Missing? What's Different?

Can you find it?

From Sesame Street’s classic “one of these things is not like the other” to the Second Look page in People magazine, spotting-the-differences is fun and absorbing at every age.

What’s New? What’s Missing? What’s Different? offers kids hundreds of “Aha!” moments with illustrations that range from relatively simple to satisfyingly complex. In addition to discerning differences, the activities also provide fun ways to sharpen brainpower and important learning skills through coloring and drawing.
A little bit I Spy, a little bit of seek-and-find, and a dash of doodling all add up to a book that’s a great value, packed with 96 pages of engaging entertainment.
Maybe it’s the inherent hunting instinct in us.

Maybe it’s the aspiring detective. Whatever it is that excites this urge, we all seem to love to figure out What’s New? What’s Missing? What’s Different?


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Inside, Outside, Upside down

Fun from every angle, beginning to end!
While touchscreens and apps are here to stay, so is the magical alchemy of what happens when a child touches pencil to paper. With nearly a hundred brain-entertaining activities to tackle, this drawing book offers compelling challenges à la Sudoko and I Spy—and will not be “used up” quickly.
It’s portable, no-batteries-required entertainment that’s perfect for those times when kids need something quiet and absorbing.
By focusing on key concepts like long/short, inside/outside, empty/full and upside down, each drawing assignment (“Draw the necklace around the rabbit’s neck”) helps kids figure out these important language elements. Identifying differences, word meanings, and looking at things from a variety of perspectives are likewise incorporated into silly-meets-smart drawings of wacky rabbits, zany bears, and daffy ducks.
It’s Inside, Outside, Upside Down and ready to go any and everywhere!


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FastCar Doodles Placemats

Vroom-vroom!
Fast cars are on the track and on the table!

Each car-themed placemat leads kids through a step-by-step creation of a classic, fast-and furious, or crazy-cool car. Kids who might think they can’t draw can get to the finish line when all they have to do is start with one simple line, a curve, or a circle.

There are also fast car facts. Tires on a monster truck are taller than most ten-year-olds! Airfoil wings on a Formula One racer help keep it on the ground! For theme or birthday parties, or just as a nice surprise, every page is ready, set…DOODLE!

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These placemats are useful–and cool! Mixing fun with smart, these cleverly conceived doodles sharpen kids’ skills and creativity, and empower both boys and girls to draw things in which they have a strong interest. With dozens of themes—sports, food, animals, numbers, fairies, letters, etc.—and related trivia, there are mats for every kids, and kids for every mat!


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Cool Cat Doodles Placemats

Each tear-off placemat in doodle dynamo Deborah Zemke's best-selling series offers a fun drawing, light doodling instructions, and interesting trivia about what's being drawn.

In Cool Cat Doodles, kids turn letters into A to Z cat-themed drawings: from Astrocat to Bengal Tiger, to Kungfu Kitty and Mountain Lion, to Wiccan-kitty and Zodiac-cat–and more.

Series Description
Blue Apple's color-and-learn doodle placemats offer dozens of doodle activities featuring different themes (food, animals, letters, numbers, sports, etc.) and related trivia. Each tear-off placemat includes interesting info about the featured subject matter and drawing instructions to create a mini-doodle masterpiece. There are placemats for every kid and kids for every placemat--we kid you not!


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My First Activity Book: Draw + Learn - Faces

Creative, imaginative , and engaging play for first-time artists.

An ideal activity book--with bold and bright art from Tanya Roitman--for children who have just learned to hold a crayon or pencil. First scribbles and drawings are important, precursory steps to reading and writing! Kids can complete and color all kinds of faces: boys, girls, tigers, monkeys, even ladybugs. At first, toddlers might only draw a circle for a face, not adding eyes, nose, or mouth. But in time, they will fill in the different features, from eyelashes to teeth; from curly hair to whiskers.