Cool books for curious minds

These cool books may appeal to adults or kids who are curious about the world around them.

RETURN TO OUR GIFT GUIDE

How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525647416
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358126607
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 6th, 2020

How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781523509614
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 15th, 2020

Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250268501
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Flatiron Books - November 24th, 2020

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536209457
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A Curious Collection of Peculiar Creatures: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781615196937
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: The Experiment - November 3rd, 2020

Staff Pick Badge
What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307957894
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Knopf - April 14th, 2020

The Snail has special bookplates signed by the author to go with these books. Limited quantity available.


The Five Capitals of Alabama: The Story of Alabama's Capital Cities from St. Stephens to Montgomery Cover Image
By Tom Bailey, Robin McDonald (Photographer), Art Meripol (Photographer)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781588384270
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: NewSouth Books - September 22nd, 2020

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid Cover Image
By Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523503544
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 18th, 2018

Burn After Writing (Pink) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780593329917
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: TarcherPerigee - October 27th, 2020

Burn After Writing Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780399175213
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: TarcherPerigee - August 4th, 2015

The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Over 1,000 Exquisite Victorian Stickers Cover Image
By Odd Dot
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250208149
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Odd Dot - March 3rd, 2020

The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook Cover Image
By Selwyn E. Phipps, Helen Dardik (Illustrator), Harry Goldhawk (Illustrator), Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250206190
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 18th, 2018

The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns Cover Image
By Selwyn E. Phipps, Aitch (Illustrator), Oana Befort (Illustrator), Rae Ritchie (Illustrator), Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator), Harry Goldhawk (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250251879
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 1st, 2019

The Mermaid Atlas: Merfolk of the World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786275851
Availability: Backordered at publisher (but we may have it in stock!)
Published: Laurence King Publishing - June 2nd, 2020