This photo-illustrated book describes basking sharks, the second-largest sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.
The poems in this book tell stories of animals and nature, from two sweaty hippos, a smiling lizard and some creepy crawlers to a few tricky dandelions. At the end of each poem, find out more in an interview with a key character or a list of fascinating facts.
As Victoria and Jasper were enjoying their new sunflower, Jasper gets pollen on his nose. A bee soon arrives which sends the characters running. As they run through a baseball game screaming, Run, it's a Bee, all the players start to follow them. As they run through the school auditorium screaming, Run, it's a Bee, all the actors start following them. When they finally arrive back at their garden the bee lands on Jasper's nose and licks the pollen off. He soon proceeds on his way leaving the characters feeling silly that the bee never wanted to sting them, he just wanted the pollen!
This bilingual book, in both English and Spanish, includes a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Enter into a rainforest adventure full of mystery, exotic foliage and wondrous creatures. Dawn breaks. The sun climbs high above the jungle. Slowly daylight becomes dusk and nightfall descends. As the rhythm of the day unfolds, two wildlife hunters observe the scene. What are they doing in the rainforest? Find out as you explore and safari on the banks if the Amazon.
Bugs in the garden? Or are they alien invaders? A curious child compares small garden creatures to what he knows of space invaders. Antennas? Shiny armor and helmets? Are these Earth dwellers or something 'out of this world'? Creepy crawlers abound in wacky, far-out colored pencil illustrations.
When Brewster Rooster's crow won't go, he enlists the help of his friends to wake up Farmer Dell.
Join Bumpy the Frog, an accident prone youngamphibian, as he learns his strengths and limitationsthrough adventures with his friends.