Perfect for the budding paleontologist, this book brings to life animals that lived long ago. With clear text and engaging questions, a full range of fossils from microscopic insects to gigantic prehistoric mammals is examined. Students are encouraged to discuss the idea of living fossils and examine how fossilized animals have adapted into life forms still present today.
This intriguing new title invites students to walk with the dinosaurs, learning about what they looked like, what they ate, and how they lived. From fossilized teeth to ancient footprints, students will explore how studying the different parts of a dinosaur fossil show paleontologists how these amazing creatures lived before their mass extinction over 65 million years ago.
From 2001 to 2009, the White House had a very special four-legged furball named India in residence. This American shorthair cat was the pet of President George W. Bush and his family! The American shorthair is a breed with an all-American past. The Pilgrims brought these cats to America on ships such as the Mayflower, where they had an important job: killing mice and rats. Later, they hunted rodents on farms in Colonial America. Today, however, most American shorthairs live indoors as family pets. Their owners love them for their gentle and easygoing nature. Packed with real-life stories about these special cats, American Shorthairs: Pioneers details the breed's history, personality, suitability as a pet, and the special characteristics that set it apart from other breeds. Cat lovers will agree that it's the purr-fect read!
Labrador retrievers are loving animals who work hard to help their human companions. In this narrative treat for dog lovers, readers will meet Pearl, a black Lab who was trained as a disaster service dog. When a catastrophic earthquake occurred in Haiti in January 2010, Pearl and her handler went to the island country to help search for survivors trapped beneath rubble. Like other Labs, Pearl was focused, energetic, and easy to train, traits that may have come from the breeds ancestors, who got their start helping Canadian fishermen in the 1700s. Today, the loyalty and playful nature of the Labrador retriever has made it the most popular dog breed in the United States. Labrador Retriever: Most Popular is a perfect read for dog lovers that includes amazing, real-life stories about these huge dogs while also recounting the breeds history and how that determined the animals physical characteristics, personality, and suitability as a pet.
This book features bold, vivid illustrations and a repetitive story line to familiarize readers with various species of dinosaurs
Learn about Allosaurus with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Ankylosaurus with this easy-to-read text.