Silver Dolphin Books Announces Fall 2008 Title Additions to Mesmerizing Ultimate Guide Series Animals & Dinosaurs

Stunning New Titles Allow Readers to Get Up Close and Personal with the Most Amazing Creatures to Ever Have Roamed the Earth.

Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 2008 --( BookExpo America – Los Angeles Convention Center (Booth #2019) Silver Dolphin Books, a leading publisher of quality, innovative, interactive, and educational children’s books, announced today the Fall 2008 title additions to the company’s incredible Ultimate Guide series. The series’ new titles, Animals: The Ultimate Guide to the Animal Kingdom, and Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Guide to the World of Dinosaurs are scheduled to debut at retail stores in November 2008.

Who would ever have guessed that our natural world could be so fascinating? The Ultimate Guide series presents topics such as the human body, geography, and astronomy in an easy-to-use, visually captivating format. Page by page, factual information comes to life through detailed illustrations and photography, while colorful fact and statistics boxes make important information accessible. Each of the series’ titles includes a high-quality lenticular cover as well as two giant full-color posters to add even more interest to the subjects. Learning about science has never been so fun and easy.

Animals: The Ultimate Guide to the Animal Kingdom
Kids are wild about animals! With more than 800,000 species identified, and many hundreds of thousands still unknown to us, the animal kingdom is an intriguing subject. Budding zoologists can examine some of the most remarkable creatures in the air, on the land, and in the sea, in this dazzling new title. Filled with full-color photos, illustrations, layered acetate diagrams, engaging text, and two jumbo color posters, Animals explores detailed aspects of anatomy, behavior, habitat, and conservation in a kid-friendly style. (MSRP $16.95, ages 8 and up, hardcover, 10 ¼” X 12”, 64 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Guide to the World of Dinosaurs
Young paleontologists can travel back to when the world was ruled by the terrifying king of dinosaurs—T. Rex. From the moment they glimpse the cover of Dinosaurs, kids will be mesmerized by the incredible lenticular 3-D image of a ferocious dinosaur on the attack. Dinosaurs is the ultimate guide to all things dino—within its spiral bound pages, kids will discover an incredible book filled with exciting full-color illustrations of dinosaurs, their anatomy and environments, fossilized remains, and more. Dinosaurs includes two extra-large color posters, and an easy-to-build paper dinosaur model. (MSRP $16.95, ages 8 and up, hardcover, 10 ¼” X 12”, 64 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

Existing Ultimate Guide Titles:
Space: The Ultimate Guide to the Universe
Prepare for take-off. A unique, comprehensive guide to the final frontier, Space: The Ultimate Guide to the Universe unveils the mysteries of the universe and teaches budding astronomers about distant galaxies, fiery stars, and planets near and far with detailed photos and illustrations that provide an up-close look at the most recent astronomical discoveries and technology. This new title includes two giant posters of the universe and the night sky, as well as 18 glow-in-the-dark plastic adhesive stars for kids to attach to their ceilings. (MSRP $16.95, ages 8 and up, hardcover, 10 ¼” X 12”, 58 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

Atlas: The Ultimate Guide to the World
This fascinating title offers kids an up close look at the whole world in one enticing and age appropriate beautifully illustrated atlas. Atlas: The Ultimate Guide to the World’s mesmerizing lenticular cover draws readers in as they watch the globe “spin” when the book is moved from side to side. Atlas features two full-size posters of the world and North America, easy-to-use tabs that divide each section by continent, and colorful, foldout pages that will inspire and encourage future world travelers to explore and learn. (MSRP $16.95, ages 8 and up, hardcover, 10 ¼” X 12”, 80 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

Human Body: The Ultimate Guide to How the Body Works
This unique book invites kids to take an incredible journey from the top of their heads to the tips of their toes. Human Body is filled with fascinating facts about what goes on beneath the skin and includes a comprehensive range of visual aids, including detailed photos, illustrations, diagrams, and two giant posters featuring front and back views of the entire body that will engage and educate for hours on end. (MSRP $16.95, ages 8 and up, hardcover, 9” X 11 ¾”, 64 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

The perfect gift idea for any occasion, Silver Dolphin's Animals: The Ultimate Guide to the Animal Kingdom, and Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Guide to the World of Dinosaurs will be available wherever fine books are sold beginning in November 2008. During BookExpo America (BEA) 2008, to be held May 29th through June 1st, Animals: The Ultimate Guide to the Animal Kingdom, and Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Guide to the World of Dinosaurs will be on view at Silver Dolphin’s Los Angeles Convention Center BEA booth #2019.

Held annually and produced by Reed Exhibitions, the world’s largest organizer of business-to-business events, BookExpo America (BEA) is North America’s leading book industry trade convention. Featuring more than 2,000 exhibitors from around the globe, BEA draws up to 30,000 book industry professionals annually, including leading industry editors, publishers, reviewers, and sellers. Among the broad range of books exhibited at BEA are general publishing, children’s books, audio/video, art, religion, spiritual/inspirational, travels/maps, international, professional/technical, university press, small press, as well as many more.

About Silver Dolphin Books:
San Diego, California based Silver Dolphin Books is the juvenile imprint of Advantage Publishers Group. Other Advantage Publishers Group imprints include Portable Press (publishers of the popular Uncle John’s Bathroom Readers series, with seven million copies in print) and Thunder Bay Press (publishers of quality nonfiction books in diverse categories ranging from cooking and sports to reference and history). Silver Dolphin Books publishes novelty and educational nonfiction books featuring bold, colorful, and striking titles that appeal to children and parents alike. With how-to and activity books for preschoolers through children 12 years of age, Silver Dolphin Books engage, enlighten, and entertain.


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